Looking across the South Nahanni River from the Virginia Falls dock and takeout, Nahanni National Park, Mackenzie Mountains, NWT, Canada., Mike Beauregard
Looking across the South Nahanni River from the Virginia Falls dock and takeout, Nahanni National Park, Mackenzie Mountains, NWT, Canada. © Mike Beauregard

Expanding Nahanni National Park

Our research on habitat use by caribou, Dall’s sheep and grizzly bear demonstrated the need to expand Nahanni National Park. The federal government followed our recommendations in 2009, increasing the park size sevenfold -- from 4,766 to 30,745 km2.

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Supporting the next generation of conservation scientists

Supporting the next generation of conservation scientists

Since 2009, our unique Weston Graduate Fellowship program has provided funding to 86 graduate research projects stemming from 19 universities.